Workshop on Overcoming Examination Phobia For Class
Under the aegis of Principal, Dr. Anita Puri, the Online Educational Portal
Meritnation in collaboration with the Times of India Group,
conducted a workshop on 7th August 2018 in the School Auditorium for the
students of Class X students, enlightening them how to overcome the phobia
of the Board Examinations. The resource person Mr. Shivam Solanki, placed
special importance Mathematics. He shared tips with the students to gaining
expertise in Math. Certain basic formulas were also shared with the students
in order to quicken up their mathematic skills. Mr. Solanki spoke at length
on to how to combat exam stress. In the interactive session the students
were apprised about the various methods to minimize errors in the subject
and to secure better grades.
Museum Master Class Workshop
A workshop was organized by Flow India on the power of objects at the
National Museum on 7th August 2018. The workshop aimed at making experiences
and interactions with the real world serve as sustainable learning resources
for learners and teachers and strengthening the delivery of curriculum
through this method. The methodology as explained by the Resources persons
Arundhati Mittar and Shalija Rai, facilitates a trans-disciplinary mindset
in education. Through an exploration of the museum, the session apprised the
attendees on demonstrating strategies of promoting an enquiry based approach
to learning thereby fostering the development of 21st- Century skills. The
Master Class Workshop was attended by Ms. Rakhi Khosla
The Way To Happiness The Way to Happiness Foundation India organised a special
workshop for the students of Class 6 on 8th August. This was done to
incorporate and introduce the Happiness Programme as a part of the
curriculum for the students. The curriculum includes meditation, moral
values and mental exercises and its core idea is to produce Sarvagun Sampann
human beings who will serve the society with happiness. The workshop
commenced with the Resource person, Mr. Rohit, introducing the programme to
the students. The children were then shown some short videos which
emphasized important values like, "Help your parents with work", "Never lie
to your friends", and the likes. The students were seen enjoying and trying
to imbibe the messages that the videos depicted. Principal, Dr. Anita Puri
was presented with a book on the Happiness Programme. The School is looking
forward to implement the Happiness Programme completely in the Curriculum.
Educational Visit to The National Science Centre
A group of students from Classes 4 and 5 went on an education excursion to
the National Science Center, Pragati Maidan on 10th August. They children
witnessed a 3D show on Dinosaurs, showing the various different species and
also how and why they became extinct. The show "Science on a Sphere"
informed the children about the different Planets in our Solar System. The
concept of planetary movement and the movement of the planet moons and
occurrence of Solar and Lunar eclipses were wonderfully explained in the
show, which the children watched spell bound and with keen attention. The
children were accompanied Ms. Pallavi Trikha and Ms. Surbhi Rattan.
National De-Worming Programme - Phase II
In compliance to the directions issued by Director General of Health
Services, Department of Health and Family Welfare, GNCTD, CFS conducted the
National De-worming Programme on 10th August. The programme is devised to
de-worm at mass, all the children from classes 6th to the 12th. The National
De-worming programme is observed, twice in a year on a fixed day approach.
The first phase was observed on 10th of February 2018. The second phase was
implemented today i.e 10th of August 2018. The Mop-up Round for the left
over students will be conducted on 17th August. This exercise is held with
the endeavour to achieve improved child health and nutritional status. In
the morning assembly the students were apprised about the harmful effects of
parasites and bacteria in the digestive system. The tablets were distributed
class-wise throughout the day, in the School's medical room.
Ecovisionnaire - Economics Workshop
The M C L Saraswati Bal Mandir School, Hari Nagar conducted an Economics
Workshop in collaboration with Ecovisionnaire on 11th August, The workshop
was organized to apprise the participant on the Recent changes in Economics
curriculum, Effective ways of teaching economics, and provide Guidelines for
the project work. The Resource persons were Mr. T R Rustagi, Mr Amit Arora
and Mr. Kunal Dua. The workshop was quite informative and the Resource
persons answered various queries put up by the attendees to satisfaction.
Ms. Seema Khetarpal (PGT Economics) attended the workshop.
The Wildlife Trust of India celebrated Gaj Mahotsav – The Elephant Festival
on 12th and 13th August 2018, at the Indira Gandhi National Centres for the
Arts. The Wildlife Trust of India is a leading Indian nature conservation
organisation committed to the service of nature. Gaj Yatra is one such
project, which is a nationwide campaign in partnership with the Ministry of
Environment, Forest and Climate change and the International Fund for Animal
Welfare. A group of students from classes VIII and IX participated in
various activities organised for the event; such as making your own club
puppet, learning the art of shadow puppet, quiz, painting, clay modelling
etc. There were book stalls selling books on our National Heritage Animal
and stalls by the grass root organisations. The elephant art piece
exhibition displayed 101 life sized elephants created by artists around the
country. There was also a Bio Diversity wall encouraging physical
interaction as well as enhancing motor skills, memory and creativity. It was
an enriching experience for the students and they were enthusiastic to
extend their support for our National Heritage Animal. The students were
accompanied by Ms. Uma Gandhi, TGT Social Science.
Celebrating Independence Day
Our Nation's 72nd Independence Day was celebrated with patriotic passion. In
the Special Assembly held on the occasion the School's Senior Choir, sang
"Jo Kadam Bade Woh Ruke Nahin, Jab Tak Na Mile Manzil”. Marking the
Independence Day the flag hoisting ceremony was performed by Manager Ms.
Meena Malik and Principal Dr. Anita Puri.
The students of Class 1 presented a special programme in the School
Auditorium, showcasing their talent in the form of dance and song with
patriotism and love for the Nation as the theme. Aaddya Koolwal (Diasy 1)
gave a speech on the occasion and Vedant Verma (Jasmine 1) and Advaita
Bakshi (Rose 1) were the Hosts for the programme.
1857 Heritage Walk
India City Walks organised a Walk and Talk event on 19th August 2018, to
connect and showcase both the historical and contemporary facets of
different cities as a melange of cultures. This walk was a special curated
heritage walk of the 1857 experience. The walk aimed at going back 161 years
to that tumultuous time through the 1857 Mutiny Trail to discover the
physical aftermath of India’s war of independence. The historic sites
covered during the walk were the Viceregal’s Lodge, Flagstaff Tower,
Chauburja Mosque, Khooni Jheel, Ashokan Pillar, Hindu Rao Hospital, and the
Mutiny Memorial. Ms. Rakhi Khosla attended the informative and educative
Celebrating Eid-Ul-Zuha The joyous occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha, the “Festival of Sacrifice” was
celebrated by the students of Classes 4 and 5 with gaiety and joy. In order
to acquaint them with its religious significance, history and stories, as
well as associated traditions and customs a special assembly was conducted
in the School auditorium. The celebrations began with an informative
presentation followed by a skit. The main attraction of the program was the
“Qawaali” which left the audience spell bound. The special assembly was
successful in conveying the significance of the festival and everyone
appreciated the efforts of the students as well as the teachers.
Celebrating Raksha Bandhan
On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, the students of Class 2, presented a
special programme in the School Auditorium during the morning Assembly.
Kaashvi Mahajan (Rose 2) and Simrat Singh (Tulip 2), hosted the proceedings.
The children presented a dance on a medley of songs celebrating the love
between a brother and a sister, which had the audience clapping to the
beats. A group of loving sisters recited a short poem on the significance of
Raksha Bandhan. This was followed by a song from a group of students on “Oh
Behena, Meri Behena, Tujhsa Na Koi Apna”. The entire presentation was
appreciated by all present. The School Manager Ms. Meena Malik praised the
efforts and the confidence of the children.
Wipro Earthian Workshop
The Department of Environment, GNCTD organised the "Wipro Earthian Program"
in association with Wipro on 25th Aug 2018 at the Hillwoods Academy, Preet
Vihar. Under the Earthian scheme, Wipro aims at building attitudes and
values to set up a sustainable future. The main objective of the program was
to Integrating Sustainable education into School and College curriculums and
critically engaging students with sustainability issues through multiple
perspectives, and to build awareness about ownership and responsibility for
one’s actions as citizens. The resource persons also stressed on activity
based learning programmes on Sustainability and Water and Sustainability and
Biodiversity, which will sensitise the students about the need for saving
our valuable resources. The informative workshop was attended by Ms. Uma
Gandhi, TGT Social Science.
Scrapbook - Children's Publishing Conclave 2018
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry - FICCI,
organized a National Level workshop – Scrapbook – on Publishing of
Children’s Books. The workshop was divided into five sessions addressed by
special delegates renowned in their own fields. The first session was
moderated by Ms. Priyanka Srivastava, who discussed about the various modern
inventions and techniques being used in the publishing and printing
industry. The second session was coordinated by Dr Amarendra Prasad Behera
who shed light on enhancing learning outcomes using audio visual
supplements. The third session was a discussion on the content of compelling
stories for children between Ms. Karthika V. K. Co-Chair, FICCI Publishing
Committee and Ms. Devika Rangahari, a renowned author of children’s books.
The fourth session related to Best Global practices, in which the roles of
teachers and the learner were discussed and the how best practices could be
implemented. The final session was chaired by Ms. Preminda Langer, who
discussed the various reasons for decline in reading habits. The informative
and comprehensive conclave was attended by Ms. Nidhi Dhamija and Ms. Pallavi
Annual Prize Distribution -
The Annual Prize Distribution for the session 2017-2018 was organized on
31st August 2018. Ms. Surajmani Stella Kujur, Deputy Director of Education,
District West-A, and Ms. Sujata Mehra, Deputy Director of Education,
Zone-15, District West-A, were the Guests of Honour. The programme commenced
with the traditional lighting of the lamp, followed by a song on the
achievements and policies of our Hon'ble Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi.
Principal Dr. Anita Puri welcomed the Guests and presented the Annual
Report. Ms. Kujur and Ms. Mehra gave aways the prizes to the academic
achievers of 2017-18 session. Ms. Kujur and Ms. Mehra praised the efforts of
the students, staff and the Management on presentation of the spectacular
programme and gave words of inspiration to the students. The various dances
and presentations were applauded and appreciated by all present.
Annual Prize Distribution -
On 31st August 2018, the much awaited Prize Distribution Ceremony was
organized for the Senior Section, session 2017-18. Sh. Manoj Tiwari (MP),
Lt. Col. Oberoi (Councillor), Sh. Subhash Arya and Sh. Ramesh Khanna, were
the Honoured Guests. The programme commenced with the lighting of the
traditional lamp, followed by the School's choir singing the Modi Anthem,
which was appreciated tremendously by all present. The Annual Report was
presented by the School Manager, Ms. Meena Malik. The Guests of Honour
felicitated the award winners. Sh. Manoj Tiwari addressed the gathering
inspiring the sfudents to work hard and blessed them with wishes that they
achieve their dreams. He specially appreciated the School Choir and the
composers of the Modi Anthem and the Management for their industrious
efforts. The programme also included a Street Play on Female Emancipation.
The entire programme was enjoyed and praised by all.
YMCA Seminar on Social Media The Department of Programme, Cultural and Tribal Committee of New
Delhi YMCA organized a seminar on the theme of “Social Media Boon or Bane”
on Friday 31st August. A group of students accompanied by Ms. Madhuri Gaur,
Computer Teacher attended the seminar. The proceedings commenced with Mr
Verghese sharing his thoughts on the topic. He also educated the students
about Social media. The other speakers on the Panel were Ms. Nisha Sharma
and Ms. Sarika Pandey who also shared their insights on the theme. This was
followed by a Question Answer round, in which the children were asked
questions on the pros and cons of social media. The seminar provided an
enriching experience and children were enlightened about the advantages and
disadvantages of social media as well as its value in their lives.